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First Year Studies 





First Year Studies (FYRST)


The primary goal of FYRST is to facilitate students’ transition from high school or work to the University. FYRST is the home of all new freshmen which is organized within the division of Enrollment Services.

Many academic support services are coordinated and delivered to new students by FYRST. Specifically: Orientation, Academic Services, Academic Advisement Center, Exploratory ProgramLearning Community Clusters, FYRST Seminar, Tutorial Center, College Success Workshops and Resources, Student Support Services Program, Basic Math Course Work, Services for Students with Disabilities, and Retention Services are all housed within FYRST.



More FYRST Essentials

Academic Progression and Goals


FYRST Advising Program

Living Learning Communities

First-Year Leader Scholar Program

Counseling Center

Health Services

Campus Safety

What’s Coming Up?
Jan 1 - Dec 31 SRU's 125th anniversary #sru125
April 7-18 Summer/Fall 2014 registration
May 5 Last Day of Class
May 6 - May 10 Final Exam Week
May 10 Commencement


My Rock Audit



Ms. Cathy Brinjak
Assistant Professor
Director of FYRST Seminar & Academic Advisement Center
009F Bailey Library

Successful Learning Guide 2014-2015